Regional Chair statement on the passing of RCMP Constable Harvinder Dhami
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 03:35 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“On behalf of the Region of Durham and our residents, I would like to offer my deepest condolences on the passing of RCMP Constable Harvinder Dhami of the Strathcona County detachment east of Edmonton, Alberta. Constable Dhami tragically passed away in the line of duty, while responding to an urgent call for reinforcement.
2023 Transportation Tomorrow Survey underway in Durham Region
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 10:53 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), Metrolinx, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and other participating municipalities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), have launched the 2023 Transportation Tomorrow Survey (TTS).
The TTS is a voluntary survey that captures information about trips made by residents during a typical weekday. The Region thanks residents who completed the survey in the fall. Those who have...
Durham Region receives a Smart 50 Award for innovative approach to customer service
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 10:54 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Hey Google and Alexa—which municipality was just presented with a Smart 50 Award for its commitment to improving the customer experience? It’s Durham Region!
The Region has received a Smart 50 Award for its myDurham 311 Smart Home Device Voice Service. It’s an innovative tool that allows customers to access information and frequently asked questions, through smart home devices.
How easy is it? Just ask Google or Alexa about Regional facilities, waste pick up, the nearest bus stop...
Upcoming lane restrictions on Taunton Road in Whitby
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 09:08 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Taunton Road in the Town of Whitby.
When: April 17 to June 1. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Taunton Road (Regional Road 4), from Coronation Road to 175 metres east of Coronation Road, in the Town of Whitby. Only the westbound curb lane is affected.
Why: To allow for the construction of a new storm sewer and outfall.
Note: The Region realizes that the construction...
Upcoming road closure on Cochrane Street in Whitby
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 04:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of an upcoming road closure on Cochrane Street in the Town of Whitby.
When: April 25 until December 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Cochrane Street, between White Ash Drive and Bonacord Avenue/Vernon Street, over the Canadian Pacific Railway in Whitby.
Why: To safely replace a bridge.
Note: Traffic detours will direct traffic from Rossland Road to Dundas Street using Des Newman...